Furrier Folk Art in Slovakia


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Book Title: Ludove Kozusnistvo na Slovensku
Translation: Furrier Folk Art in Slovakia
Author: Jarmila Plickova-Patkova
Language(s): Slovak with summaries in English, Russian and German
Published: Bratislava, Slovakia – 1981
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 8.5″ x 7.75″
Pages: 450 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Condition
Description: Scarce book about traditional furrier art in Slovakia as it relates to traditional styles of dress and folk costume. Looks at the history and development of the craft through out Slovakia and presents regional styles, construction and ornamentation techniques and designs, master craftsmen, stylistic variations, and much more. Heavily illustrated with black/white photos and color images of actual sheepskin clothing (vests, coats, etc.) as well as furriers at work and the tools of their trade. A stunning publication and a fundamental work for anyone interested in the history of leather and sheepskin clothing in Eastern Europe.

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Weight 2.5 lbs